A communications and public affairs firm dedicated to addressing complicated issues and challenging opportunities.
Led by 35-year veteran, Ted Griffith, this Toronto-based firm has been developed around a network of like-minded professional communicators.
Specializing in infrastructure issues, social license, branding in the public domain, and program delivery through multiple platforms and media.
CEO level counsel with experience earned through the gamut of issues, including; community outrage, license to operate, product recalls, plant closures, layoffs, environmental impacts, performance enhancing drugs in sport, crisis communications, and specialized communications training.
Ted Griffith is 35-year veteran of Canada’s communications industry.
He has provided counsel to senior executives in most every industry; most recently energy, healthcare, NGOs, and professional services. Over the past decade, he has assisted the Ontario Power Authority and Ontario’s Ministry of Energy introduce energy conservation programs as well as manage stakeholder consultations and issues management for the province’s transition to renewable forms of energy. In this area, his clients have also included the Electricity Distributors Association, Toronto Hydro, Hydro One, Horizon Utilities, Northland Power, Anaergia, Electrovaya, and Enbridge Gas.
Ted began his communications career with the management of the 1983 CFL All Star Game for the Canadian Football League Players Association, following that with a ten-year career in sports marketing and communications. This included the Canadian Track & Field Association (issues management around the Ben Johnson steroid scandal), sports property management for Imperial Tobacco, and sponsorship programs for a wide variety of corporations. In the late 1990s, he managed the transition of Canada’s blood system from the Canadian Red Cross Society to Canadian Blood Services in British Columbia. During this period of transition, Ted developed permanent clinics in two new cities, introduced an appointment-based system, and increased the province’s blood supply by fifteen percent.